Hathijan Vatva




About Chapter

Ahmedabad has been a hub for Gujarati literature, producing notable writers, poets, and philosophers. The city's deep appreciation for literature is evident through various literature festivals and events, including the Ahmedabad International Literature Festival.

Gujarat Vidyapith, established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920, has played a vital role in promoting Gujarati literature and culture. Renowned authors like Pannalal Patel, Suresh Joshi, Umashankar Joshi, and Raghuveer Chaudhari have emerged from Ahmedabad, contributing numerous novels, poems, and essays that beautifully capture Gujarati culture.

Pannalal Patel, known for his touching narratives about rural Gujarat, depicted the hardships of rural life in his novel "Manvi Ni Bhavai" (Endurance: A Droll Saga).

Umashankar Joshi, a significant literary figure, influenced Gujarati literature through his poems, plays, essays, and novels, sparking a socio-political consciousness in the field.

Ahmedabad's vibrant theatre scene also contributes to Gujarati literature. The city houses renowned theatre groups and venues like the Bhavai Vithalbhai Patel, which promote Gujarati culture and literature.

The city's libraries, including the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's library and the Ahmedabad Gujarati Sahitya Parishad library, house extensive collections of Gujarati literature. The latter, established in 1905, has played a crucial role in promoting and preserving Gujarati literary works.

Mushairas (poetic symposiums) and Kavi Sammelans (poet's meets) are an integral part of Ahmedabad's cultural landscape, providing platforms for poets and writers to share and discuss their work.

Chapter Ambassador

Dr. Ashish Vyas

Experience : 25 Years in Education, 28 Years in Chemical Industry, 07 Years in Astrology

Academic Qualifications : Ph.D., MBA, MA, PGDDE, B.Ed, LLB, B.Sc.

Astrological Qualification :Jyotish Ratnam, Jyotish Visharad, Master of Astrology, Vastu Visharad, Numerology Expert, Tarot Card Reader

Founder : Alimon Astro Spiritual Academy [Aasa, Netry Foundation [Helping the Needy Children]

By Profession : Principal of Shree Bramhanand Institute of Business Administration,Ahmedabad.


Awards: (In Education)

Awarded as an Out Standing Faculty 2013 by Mahatma Gandhi Uni. Awarded as the Best Teacher by AISEC University. Awarded as a “Shikshanvid Gaurav Puraskar”

(IN Astrology)

Awarded as a Jyotish Ratnam, Awarded as a Jyotish Visharad, Awarded Gold Medal in Master of Astrology, Awarded in International Astrology and Vastu Seminar, Ujjain.

Communication Skills for First Year (Semester – II) BBA [Gujarat University Affiliated]

Commercial Communication for Second Year (Semester – III) BBA [Gujarat University : (Affiliated)